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Country House Retreat

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Sprawling country homestead, with secure fenced yard, offering privacy and peaceful rural vistas
1 of 24Sprawling country homestead, with secure fenced yard, offering privacy and peaceful rural vistas
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Overview
4 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
10 guests
2 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Country House Retreat is a unique country homestead set on 50 acres of countryside just minutes from Lakes Entrance and Metung, but a world away from the holiday crowds. You will be swept away by the experience this secluded country home offers –set up for couples, families and friends to enjoy country living with coastal beaches, tourist villages and the magnificent Gippsland Lakes in close proximity. The contemporary home features a large entertainment deck with pizza oven, BBQ and outdoor dining, overlooking a peaceful dam and rolling pastures. An outdoor heated spa provides year round relaxation and fun for young and old. Consisting of four bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, this home will comfortably accommodate 10 guests. The main bedroom features a king coil queen bed, with a...Country House Retreat is a unique country homestead set on 50 acres of countryside just minutes from Lakes Entrance and Metung, but a world away from the holiday crowds. You will be swept away by the experience this secluded country home offers –set up for couples, families and friends to enjoy country living with coastal beaches, tourist villages and the magnificent Gippsland Lakes in close proximity. The contemporary home features a large entertainment deck with pizza oven, BBQ and outdoor dining, overlooking a peaceful dam and rolling pastures. An outdoor heated spa provides year round relaxation and fun for young and old. Consisting of four bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, this home will comfortably accommodate 10 guests. The main bedroom features a king coil queen bed, with a sublime ensuite offering views of the native bushland behind the property, plus walk in robe. Two bedrooms feature trilogy bunks (double bed with single up top), with the fourth bedroom offering a king coil king size bed or the option of two single beds. The kitchen is stocked to feel like a home away from home. Slow cook, stir fry or sizzle your way to a fabulous meal with cooktop, oven and microwave. Plenty of plastic ware for the little people in your lives and dining outdoors, plus salt and pepper, cooking spray, foil, cling wrap supplied for your convenience. If you’re not on duty keep the chef company in the open plan kitchen/dining area as you admire views of the country side from each window. Coffee pod machine and arrival tea/coffee amenities are also provided. In the cooler months enjoy a cosy log fire (with all wood provided), or just switch on the split system for instant warmth and comfort. Stretch out on the plush leather sofa for some screen time in front of the 55 inch HD TV, or plug your favourite tunes into the portable speaker and dance like no-one’s watching (did we mention the privacy and seclusion?). Deluxe hotel quality linen and towels are provided for each guest. For stays exceeding 7 nights’ fresh linen and towels are provided on a complimentary basis. Laundry features LG washing machine plus all the things you’ll need to keep your house in order after a day at the beach! Pets that are clean and flea free are most welcome and permitted indoors on non carpeted areas. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Guests and their visitors must not create noise which is offensive to occupiers of neighbouring properties especially between the hours of 10 pm-8 am. Parties are not permitted. Any gathering, celebration or entertainment permitted must not conflict with residential amenity and must comply with all other house rules. No glassware is permitted in the spa area. Smoking is not permitted inside the Property. Please use ash tray provided outside and dispose of cigarette butts in rubbish bin.
Bathrooms
1 Attached (ensuite), 1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Kim K
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2016
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Reviewed 9 March 2021

Lovely stay at this guesthouse, we came for Michelle's birthday celebrations just up the road at Franks house & this was the ideal 'escape' from the madness. The house is warm, cosy and comfortable with lots to do (if we'd had time!). We did use...More

Date of stay: March 2021
Thank KevinA1439
Reviewed 1 March 2021

Third year we've stayed at this property and will book again. Lovely peaceful setting, easy access for our parents and lots of exploring for the great grandchildren. House is very welcoming, lovely linen and towels, great outdoor area with spa, pizza oven and outdoor fire....More

Date of stay: February 2021
Thank Ali T
Reviewed 25 February 2021

We thoroughly enjoyed our few days in this idyllic setting. The house is perfectly suited to all groups, large or small, and you could easily stay for an extended break - as every comfort and convenience is provided. Quite simply - you could not want...More

Date of stay: February 2021
Thank T9189OVkarenp
Reviewed 13 February 2021

Recently stayed at the homestead for an extended family holiday. It proved to be the perfect getaway - large enough to accommodate seven adults and an infant, wheelchair accessible, very clean, and lots of fun with the wood fire pizza oven, hot tub and visiting...More

Date of stay: January 2021
Thank Alison M
KimK4065, VR Owner at Country House Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2021

Thank you so much for sharing your experience of Country House Retreat Alison. We are so pleased your family group could come together and enjoy our accessible homestead, and the amenities designed to ensure your stay is relaxing and fun! Hopefully we can host you...More

Reviewed 12 February 2021

Wonderful location close to Metung hotel and shops and restaurants, clubs and shops at the Lakes. The cottage had all, we wanted for nothing. It was a great getaway for 4 ladies. The hot tub was amazing. Kim and Steve made sure we had everything...More

Date of stay: February 2021
Thank kirrilyp2015
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Reviewed 26 January 2021

Will I ever be able to find a treasure like this again? Myself and 8 girlfriends have just returned from the most fabulous stay at Country House Retreat to celebrate my 60th birthday, and we could not fault it. Our hosts Kim and Steve have...More

Date of stay: January 2021
Thank Tracey J
Reviewed 23 November 2020

We had the best time!! Kim and Steve where incredibly friendly and helpful! There were 4 adults and 5 kids. The kids had a ball, feeding baby goats, spending time in the spa, playing table tennis, exploring, meeting the sheep and playing on the swing....More

Date of stay: November 2020
Thank Kim M
Reviewed 29 June 2019

The location is fantastic being out of town, but near enough to Lakes Entrance and Metung. The house is perfect for a large family with bedrooms separated adequately. As the night temperatures were around zero it was wonderful to have a never ending supply of...More

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank 342muz
KimK4065, VR Owner at Country House Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2019

What an amazing review 342muz! We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay so much and had everything you needed for a cosy winter's stay. We really appreciate your wonderful comments, and hope that they inspire other families to enjoy a stay at Country House...More

Reviewed 6 August 2018

This is the second time that we have stayed here and once again we were not disappointed. The first time we were there was with other family members and our dogs and was in summer. This time was in winter and bought a different ambiance...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank kak1212
Kim K, VR Owner at Country House Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Thank you Kate for such a comprehensive and truly wonderful review. I'm so pleased you could enjoy the range of amenities on offer, which made for a cosy winter retreat by the sounds of it! Soup in winter is a necessity we feel (lthough I've...More

Reviewed 8 July 2018

We stayed at Country House retreat for a week. This well appointed home, with everything you need for a relaxing get away . The wood-fired pizza oven, hot tub, push bikes and games all made for fun times without having to go too far. (Metung...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Wil1965
Kim K, VR Owner at Country House Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Thank you for leaving a 5 star review for our property. It's wonderful to read that you had everthing you needed for a fun family holiday, without having to venture too far from our tranquil retreat. I'd have to agree that one of life's simple...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Air Conditioning
Balcony
Grill
Ceiling Fans
Deck
Dishwasher
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Game Room
Garage
Highchair
Housekeeping Included
Internet Access
Iron
Hot Tub
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Patio
Ping Pong Table
Private Garden
Secure Parking
Stereo System
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Watersports Nearby
City Getaway
Cycling Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
East Gippsland is renowned for its beautiful coastal and acquatic landscapes, native wildlife and amazing nature based experiences on offer. Access to the Gippsland Lakes is just 5 minutes drive from our property, where the full array of water based activities can be enjoyed - swimming, fishing, kayaking and boating. Our private jetty is also available for guests who wish to bring a boat. The famous 90 mile beach is just 15 minutes drive. Local farmers markets on every weekend allow the opportunity to purchase fantastic local produce from our region. It's less than an hours' drive to visit the incredible naturally formed underground caves at the Buchan Caves Reserve, a must see for your visit to East Gippsland.
Getting around
Your own car is the best way to take advantage of our region, which is the largest in Victoria and offers some amazing sightseeing, scenic drives and beautiful coastline. If you're coming by public transport then the nearest train station is Bairnsdale. Car hire is limited in our region but taxi services are available. There are a number of private charter companies also operating if you're traveling as a small group.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Country House Retreat

Country House Retreat is able to accommodate up to 10 guests. See all property details.

Country House Retreat has 2 bathrooms available. See all property details.

Country House Retreat has 4 bedrooms available. See all property details.

Stays at Country House Retreat must last at least 2 nights. See all property details.